The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 62 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.67% 0.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.73% 16.58% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 92 68
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wi-Fi
South Wales

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cardiff region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Cardiff

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Intel
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) JBoss
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) Avaya
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (37.50%) Change Control
7 2 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (25.00%) Apple
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) WAP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Google
7 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (12.50%) i5/OS

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Release Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Intel
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) Avaya
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel